NHS Sight Testing
D Aveyard Opticians Ltd are a contracted NHS provider registered to provide NHS sight tests which are free for exempt groups who qualify:-
Sufferers of Diabetes and/or Glaucoma
Aged 40 or above with an immediate family history of glaucoma
Aged 60 or over
Aged 16 or under
Aged under 19 in full time education
Anyone on the following benefits; Employment & Support Allowance, Family Tax Credits, Income Support.
an internal examination of the eye
an external examination of the eye
taking details of ocular history, family ocular history, general health & medication
testing to determine visual ability, binocular vision and any optical correction required
Giving advice the issuing of a written prescription or statement in an appropriate form
Where necessary the NHS sight may also include
Visual field screening, Tonometry & referral to other medical professionals where appropriate.
More extensive examination may be required, these procedures are not covered by the NHS, but can be performed via our private examination options.